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, sandra fluke will take to the stage. but that is being overshadowed by a bombshell reversal of the dnc platform as the party has re-inserted references to god and jerusalem. you may recall that earlier, delegates approved a platform that blatantly admitted such words. but fox news has confirmed that the president personally interceded to halt the proceedings and have the language reinstated. however, that task was far from easy because when the convention chair held a voice vote to authorize the amendment, he couldn't win over the two-thirds majority that he needed. watch this. >> all those delegates in favor, say aye. all those delegates opposed, say no. in the opinion of the -- let me do that again... all of those delegates... in favor say aye. [yelling aye]. >> all those delegates opposed say no. [delegates yelling no] [grumbling from crowd]. >> i... i guess... >> you gotta let them do what they are going to do. >>il do that one more time. all those delegates in favor, say aye. [yelling aye]. >> all those delegates opposed say no. [yelling no]. >> in the opinion of the chair, two-th
for contraception. sandra fluke was a student at the georgetown university law center back in february when republicans barred her from speaking on a house panel about the obama administration's birth control mandate. instead, the panel featured only men. three democrats walked out in protest. the next day, sandra fluke appeared on "democracy now!" and later had a chance to testify before lawmakers. but she was unexpectedly rocketed to fame six months ago when conservative talk radio host rush limbaugh blasted her on his program, calling her a slut insentient required to post sex videos on her -- of herself online. the episode prompted president obama to personally call sandra fluke to offer words of encouragement. republican presidential candidate mitt romney, meanwhile, issued only mild criticism of the insult, saying it was "not the language i would have used." sandra fluke has gone on to become a leading activist for women's rights. we will be joined by sandra fluke and a few minutes. first, let's go to excerpts from her speech wednesday night at the democratic national convention. >> d
sure we didn't miss that point. sandra fluke was given a high profile speaking slot to put forth her vision of the country. >> an america in which states humiliate women by forcing us to endure invasive ultrasounds that we don't want. and our doctors say that we don't need. an america in which access to birth control is controlled by people who will never use it. >> bill: now, ms. fluke came across as smug and immature in my opinion. in fact writing in the "wall street journal" peggy noonan called ms. fluke a quote, a ninny, a narcissist, and a fool, unquote. dennis miller also had a great line he said the democrats are for cradle to grave entitlements. it's getting to the cradle that's the hard part. then it was caroline kennedy who offended millions of christians worldwide when she said this. >> as a catholic woman i take reproductive health seriously. and today it is under attack. this year alone, more than a dozen states have passed more than 40 restrictions on women's access to reproductive healthcare. that's not the kind of future i want for my daughters or your daughters. now
a moment ago talking about sandra fluke. i mean or caroline kennedy. i mean caroline kennedy didn't insult the church. she simply said what i think a majority of catholics believe, you don't have to follow the latest dictates from the vatican, the spirit, faith, belief in god is deeply personal. >> bill: let me stop you. >> let me just tell you the majority of catholics believe -- >> bill: you misstated the facts so i have to correct you. according to the -- poll 79% of catholics do not believe in abortion. the catholic church condemns abortion. you cannot be practicing catholic and promote abortion, you can't. according to the church. caroline kennedy is in deep deep trouble with her church, not my problem. not my problem. it's her problem. but she did insult -- she insulted her church by referencing as a catholic woman i want reproductive rights, blah blah blah blah blah. secondly, juan, you are going to sit there in your pink tie and tell me that sandra fluke is not an extremist? are you going to do that tonight to this audience? >> yes. i'm going to tell you, in fact, i will -- the gal
to go. coming up, look at the big names on tap to speak at the dnc. sandra fluke, michelle obama, bill clinton to name a few. we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ people really love snapshot from progressive, but don't just listen to me. listen to these happy progressive customers. i plugged in snapshot, and 30 days later, i was saving big on car insurance. with snapshot, i knew what i could save before i switched to progressive. the better i drive, the more i save. i wish our company had something this cool. you're not filming this, are you? aw! camera shy. snapshot from progressive. test-drive snapshot before you switch. visit progressive.com today. ♪ >> andrea: welcome back to "the five." we picked out five speakers that we'll watch at the dnc that opened up moments ago in charlotte, north carolina. my pitch is sandra fluke who speaks tomorrow. let's start with her. i am interested to hear what she is going to have to say, than what is different than before. she was the college student that was testifying on behalf of, yes, her friends, not herself, her friends. who couldn't affor
on sandra fluke. >> i'm wondering when sandra fluke speaks next week at the democratic convention, what they're going to drop from the ceiling. >> tonight, sandra fluke on the ongoing war on women and a preview of her speech. >>> plus, montana governor brian schweitzer tells us what democrats need to accomplish in charlotte. >>> and paul ryan's marathon of lying. now includes lying about america. >> what's your person m best? >> under three, i think, two hours and 50 something. >> we'll show you how the vice presidential candidate is running a losing race against the truth. >>> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. republicans and loud and clear about the question they want to ask as voters make their decision in november. >> i think when you make that decision, it might be well if you would ask yourself, are you better off than you were four years ago? >> that's their strategy now? the leader of the gop are highlighting this question as we head into the democratic national convention. >> the fundamental question is back on the table for americans, which is are you be
. >> planned parenthood, sandra fluke. they all want that. >> when that element of the democratic party kind of takes over, i think it does have the possibility of hurting democrats in a general election. remember bill clinton's formulation for the democratic platform in 1992 the one he used in every single speech he gave is that he does believe in a woman's right to choose, but abortion should be safe, legal, and rare. and that i think that is the most most democrats have, most americans have. closely called question on whether or not this should be a right to choose, but i think you still have a majority support for it right now. but where the public support tends to fall off is when some common sense restrictions are not allowed. >> bill: right. that's what caroline kennedy and fluke and all these people were saying. listen, don't be you limiting me. we want to choose anything. >> they seem to be talk more about contraception than abortion. >> bill: no, i think that's a strawman. i really think that's a ghost issue, that got sandra fluke a lot of publicity. the majority of americans don't
as she made her first appearance on msnbc, sandra fluke received a phone call from the president. >> he encouraged me and supported me and thanked me for speaking out about the concerns of american women. >> rush limbaugh had turned sandra fluke into a political icon. the democrats used his exact words to tar the gop by association. >> if we're going to pay for your contraceptives and thus pay for you to have sex, we want you to post the videos online so we can all watch. >> we women have got a serious problem with the republican party. >> then the democratic strategist hillary rosen appearing on cnn delivered just what the romney campaign was looking for. a countergaffe. >> what you have is mitt romney running around the country saying well, my wife tells me what women care about are economic issues. when i listen to my wife, that's what i'm hearing. guess what? his wife has actually never worked a day in her life. >> not quite as bad as limbaugh, but enough to energize the gaffe seekers supporting romney. >> the comments hillary rosen made today have awakened many mama grizzlies acros
on women's issues. last night at the convention. women's health advocate sandra fluke used her speech to call attention to the attitude of some republicans on the subject. >> an america in which our president, when he hears that a young woman has been verbally attacked, thinks of his daughters, not his delegates or his donors. and in which our president stands with all women. >> we will discuss fluke's speech and social issues when new york city council speaker christine quinn joins the panel. ahead on "now." >>> time for "the your business" entrepreneur of the week. melody, founder of aca products, led the company to more than $3 million in revenue in three years. but some bad decisions caused sales to plummet to a tenth of that. instead of giving up, melody got her mba and took what she learned to rebuild her company. for more watch "your business" sunday mornings at 7:30 on msnbc. s thdecrhe] optondlo em siov y there's natural gas under my town. it's a game changer. ♪ it means cleaner, cheaper american-made energy. but we've got to be careful how we get it. design the wells to b
next, i'll talk to the woman who stared down rush limbaugh and she didn't blink. sandra fluke joins me live fresh off her big speech right here in charlotte. you're watching a special edition of "politicsnation" on msnbc. we're live from the democratic convention. bob... oh, hey alex. just picking up some, brochures, posters copies of my acceptance speech. great! it's always good to have a backup plan, in case i get hit by a meteor. wow, your hair looks great. didn't realize they did photoshop here. hey, good call on those mugs. can't let 'em see what you're drinking. you know, i'm glad we're both running a nice, clean race. no need to get nasty. here's your "honk if you had an affair with taylor" yard sign. looks good. [ male announcer ] fedex office. now save 50% on banners. ♪ home of the brave. ♪ it's where fear goes unwelcomed... ♪ and certain men... find a way to rise above. this is the land of giants. ♪ guts. glory. ram. on december 21st polar shifts will reverse the earth's gravitational pull and hurtle us all into space. which would render retirement planning unnecessar
's not likeable. his likeability's going down. >> on the politic it's. >> sean: speaks out when sandra fluke, but not a conservative. there is a double standard. and to not speak out and be consistent. >> i want to know where the adults are that there are no standards, not just double standard, no standards? >> speaking of which, michelle malkin unveils a list of words she says the left uses to slam the conservatives as racist and joe biden strikes again. the gaffe-prone v.p. makes another insurlt. you are not going to believe this one, on "ha >> sean: now with the democratic convention commencing in less than 3 days, my next guest has prepared a handbook at coded insults for painting conservatives as racists. the author of culture of corruption, fox news contributessor michelle malkin. seeing all the accusations we have been discussing about race in this campaign, probably this is more needed than people think. i think people may be surprised that some of the words that have you put up here. let's go through them, michelle. i will let you tell us number 1. >> yes. word number 1, chicago...
. >> that speaker, sandra fluke will join me life this hour. t minus 11 hours and counting until president obama's big speech before the dnc and nbc news white house correspondent kristen walker joins me. good morning. >> reporter: campaign officials tell me president obama will spend his final day putting the finishing touches on his speeches but in the words of one campaign aide it is in very good shape. he has spent the past several weeks working on this with his team of speech writers so they are ready for tonight. in terms of what we'll hear, you're likely hear president obama talk about some of the sim have themes that he's brought up on the campaign trail, namely the choice that voters have this election year. one of his big challenges, thomas i heard you talking about is he'll have to make the case he'll do a better job handling this economy in the next four years than mitt romney would do. in other words, he's going to have to pick up where former president bill clinton left off last night. you heard the former president make the case that we are, in fact, better off now than we were fo
to believe this dan rather clip. >>> plus, reports that sandra fluke and other high-profile speakers at the dnc will continue with the claim that the gop is waging a war on women. south carolina governor nicky haley joins us live to answer the charge. >> each though it's 2012 we are -- even though it's 2012 we're still having a debates that we thought were over before i was even born. and we must remember that we have a candidate, president obama, who understands the importance of women getting access to the care they need when they need it. [cheers and applause] okay, team! after age 40, we can start losing muscle -- 8% every 10 years. wow. wow. but you can help fight muscle loss with exercise and ensure muscle health. i've got revigor. what's revigor? it's the amino acid metabolite, hmb to help rebuild muscle and strength naturally lost over time. [ female announcer ] ensure muscle health has revigor and protein to help protect, preserve, and promote muscle health. keeps you from getting soft. [ major nutrition ] ensure. nutrition in charge! >> announcer: meet mary. she loves to sh
if the republic party is missing anything it's sort of this war on women. >> war on women? sandra fluke? she is 30 for god's sake. just shut up for a second, okay? >> dennis miller man oman over the president. >> go factor, go factor. >> caution, you where to enter the no spin zone from massachusetts. the factor begins right now. ♪ ♪ >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly, reporting tonight from washington, more americans murdered by militant muslims. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. right off the bat offended the far left. they don't want the facts reported about the islam i islamic jihad the followers of allah who kill in the name of their religion. that's tough. my job is to till the truth. in libya, 52-year-old christopher stevens, the american ambassador to that country was murdered last night along with three other american citizens. fox news has obtained information that those killings were apparently planned. not a spontaneous demonstration. but in egypt the situation was very different. as hundreds of muslims attacked the u.s. embassy because some crank here in ameri
to point out, cecile richards of planned parenthood and sandra fluke will also be speaking. what does it mean to you that such powerful voices for female reproductive rights are encapsulated in the dnc? >> well, i think that one, the democratic platform talks about women's reproductive rights front and center. number two, women are going to make the difference in this election for barack obama. and i believe that my colleagues with cecile and sandra, that we have been the face of this movement and will continue to stand and tell women there is a contrast between a mitt romney as president and a barack obama and we have to re-elect barack obama. >> nancy keenan, thanks for your time today. i appreciate it. >> thank you. >>> a programming note, sandra fluke will be joining us tomorrow. we will talk to her about the speech she's giving at the dnc and that will wrap things up for me today. i appreciate your time. see you back here tomorrow. we will talk, as i said, with sandra fluke, also meghan mccain, mark morial and bill adair. until then, follow me on twitter. don't go anywhere. "now"
: you are cutting in your own time. >> dana: coming up, new face of feminism. sandra fluke got primetime spot at the dnc. look at this. >> you may remember earlier this year, republicans shut me out of a raring on contraception. it happens all the time too. many women are shut out and silenced. >> dana: in this country? anyway, does she represent the average american woman? we'll discuss it when we come back. ♪ ♪ i'm bret baier, inside time warner arena in charlotte, north carolina. site of the democratic national convention. the big story here today, of course, president obama nomination acceptance speech hours from now. tonight on "special report," we're told to expect new policy proposals. senior advisor telling fox news that the president has been tippingering with his tinke speech. he is unhappy after moving inside from the football stadium as planned. the controversy over the democratic platform is raging here. several democrats are unhappy that references to god and jerusalem have been reinserted in the document. you will hear from them. talk about timing. bob woodward is out
to do. i think this is sandra fluke. >> we will listen in. she is an advocate for reproductive rights, came to national prominence after her comments on that issue. we'll take a listen to what the former georgetown law grad and law grad/attorney has to say. >> a hearing on contraception. in fact, on that panel they didn't hear from a single woman, even though they were debating an issue that affects nearly every woman. because if happened in congress, people noticed. but it happens all the time. foo many women are shut out and silenced. while i am honored to be standing at this podium teasily could have been any one of you. i am here because i spoke out. and this november, each of us must speak out. during this campaign, we have heard about two profoundly different features that could await women in this country and how one of those futures looks like an offensive, obsolete, relic of our past. warnings of that future are not distractions, they are not imagined. that future could become real in that america, your president could be a man who stands by when a public figure tries to sile
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